India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Wednesday March 25, 2015
It's a case of Gone, Boy in the Indian National Congress. Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who was formally declared on a leave of absence by his party since Feb 16, remains AWOL. With the Congress having twice announced extensions for his time off, it's...
Offbeat | Monday March 23, 2015
Did you know that the official website of the Lok Sabha has a section called 'Wit and Humour'?
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 18, 2015
Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav today said in Parliament that he has the utmost respect for Education Minister Smriti Irani, to whom he had said two days ago, "I know what you are."
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 13, 2015
Bihar politician Sharad Yadav was today pummeled in Parliament and on social media for his comments on "dark-skinned south Indian women" during a debate.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday March 13, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Sri Lankan Parliament, as part of his visit to the country.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday March 13, 2015
Bihar politician Sharad Yadav's rant in Parliament on skin colour and "dark-skinned" south Indian women during a debate has left many members less than amused.
India News | Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Saturday March 14, 2015
Mahatma Gandhi was not particularly welcome in Britain during India's struggle for independence, but the former colonial power now has a giant statue of him right across their seat of government, alongside a statue of Winston Churchill, who once deri...
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday March 9, 2015
The Nagaland government had failed to appreciate the gravity of last week's protests in Dimapur, which ended with a mob breaking into a prison, dragging out a rape accused and lynching him, sources in the Union home ministry told NDTV. So far, 42 peo...
India News | Tuesday March 10, 2015
"If we are going to resort to shooting then both the countries can keep shooting each other, because it's not just our fishermen who go there, their fishermen also come into our waters. We need to have an interim solution which is based on humanitari...
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Thursday March 5, 2015
Parliament on Wednesday passed a bill to amend the Citizenship Act to remove disparity between Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders.
India News | Written by Noopur Tiwari | Thursday March 5, 2015
As the government promises a new black money bill in the current Parliament session, a former employer of the world's largest private bank, UBS, has told NDTV he can give India valuable information for its black money probe.
Opinion | Harsh V. Pant | Tuesday March 3, 2015
Describing the Indian Parliament as the sanctum sanctorum of democracy and urging all members of Parliament to work in a "spirit of cooperation and mutual accommodation," President Pranab Mukherjee opened the budget session last week.
Press Trust of India | Friday February 27, 2015
The Economic Survey 2014-15 was tabled in Parliament on Friday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
India News | mid-day.com | Friday February 27, 2015
A posse of security forces from the Railways greets Members of Parliament (MPs) visiting suburban railway stations. Indian Railways also spends to make lavish arrangements for the stay and other requirements of MPs as per protocol.
Blog | Mohd Asim | Monday February 23, 2015
Proves Congress needs make-over, writes Mohd Asim.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 8, 2015
A bill currently in the Indian Parliament on child labour totally will be a "test" of the new government on how they take the issues of the most exploited children in their political priority, says child rights campaigner and Nobel Laureate Kailash S...
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Monday December 22, 2014
The government will try today to push its big reform, the Insurance Bill, in the Rajya Sabha, where a united opposition has used its superior numbers for days to hold up proceedings as it attacks the government on a number of issues, most recently on...
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 17, 2014
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, which was responsible for the killing of 141 people, mostly children in a school in Peshawar, is considered to be hostile to Indian interests and has been maintaining links with Al Qaeda in the Indian sub-continent.
World News | Noopur Tiwari | Friday December 12, 2014
Herve Falciani, the black money whistle-blower who the Indian government established contact with after NDTV's exclusive interview last month, has been indicted by Swiss authorities for industrial espionage.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday November 25, 2014
An inquiry into the fire on board Navy submarine INS Sindhuratna in February this year has "found seven officers culpable of various acts of omissions and commissions," Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told Parliament today.
Saturday November 22, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that ensuring the passage of the constitutional amendment Bill in Parliament will be a priority for the government. The government will also need the consent of 50 per cent of states to implement GST by Ap...
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday November 18, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met with his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott and also became the first Indian ever to speak at the Australian Parliament where he addressed a Joint Session during a state visit to Canberra.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Tuesday November 18, 2014
Narendra Modi today became the first Indian prime minister to address the Australian Parliament in Canberra. Mr Modi, 64, injected some humour into his speech, using the term "shirtfront" to tease his host while also talking cricket. His 25-minute ex...
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 23, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condemned the attack on the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa on Wednesday, saying as a nation that had experienced a terror attack on its own Parliament, India shared the outrage.